Venezuela welcomes back stolen Matisse painting

July 7, 2014 10:42 PM

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CARACAS, Venezuela -- A painting by Henri Matisse stolen more than a decade ago from a museum in Venezuela made its homecoming Monday.

Handlers held the painting up in front of the stairs of the jet it arrived on, like an arriving celebrity, while photographer snapped pictures. Officials said a piece of national heritage has been restored without injury. The artwork, "Odalisque in Red Pants," depicts a topless woman sitting in fron...

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